During 30 years – from 1966 until around 1998 – Northern Ireland’s presence in world news was almost exclusively characterised by records of political violence. In more recent times, the story has been about the painstaking construction of ‘peace’, brick by brick, a means of coexistence between vexed communities and their allegiances to language, religion, loyalty and spirit, which, though radically at odds, also have much in common.

Between the 18:th and the 29:th of March, 16 artists are travelling across Northern Ireland – from Belfast to Annaghmakerrig, Derry/Londonderry and Enniskillen. The Xpedition is hosted by Arts Council of Northern Ireland